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ISTE Conference and Student Essay Competition

Event: Conference- “Technology For Rural India: Challenges and Perspectives” (Website)ISTE Delhi

Organized By: ISTE Delhi Section

Venue: Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi

Key Dates:
Deadline for:
1. Registration: May 15, 2008
2. Initial Submission of papers: April 30, 2008
3. Final Submission (After Acceptance of Initial Paper): May 15, 2008
4. Postal Submission of Student Essays: April 30, 2008
Conference Dates: May 31-June 1, 2008


In celebration of the ISTE Day 2008, the Delhi Section of the Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE) is hosting a conference on “Technology for Rural India: Challenges and Perspectives”. The conference will focus on strategic technological development and research on problems specific to rural India. The event is targeted to educationists, researchers and students and will include technical sessions, invited lectures, special workshops, interactive sessions and student activities.

Student Essay Contest:
With a view to sensitizing students to rural problems that can be approached through technology, the Delhi Section of ISTE is organizing a special essay contest on the above topic. In order to participate in this contest, students have to organize a visit to some rural area to get a first-hand experience on those problems of rural life that can be solved through innovative technologies. Institutions are requested to provide all logistics support to the students in this regard. Each participant is expected to identify one problem and work out a well defined technological solution to tackle it. The essay should portray his/her personal experience along with a technical description of the problem and its solution. Essays will be judged on literary as well as technical presentation. Kindly limit the essay to 6 printed pages including diagrams if any and indicate the student’s name, contact details and the name and address of his Institution. The essays should be duly signed by the Head of the Institution should be sent to the address given below by April 30, 2008. An electronic version should also be emailed. Selected essays will be eligible for presentation at the conference during a special session. Authors of selected essays must deliver a 10 minutes presentation.

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  1. […] and Student Essay Competition on Rural Technology Posted on April 23, 2008 by Vinay From Let Me Know, here is a conference and essay competition on “Technology For Rural India: Challenges and […]

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